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Dungbeetle River Lodge

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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were greeted very warmly by Etta, the owner, who also does take breakfast orders in a most pleasurable way. The breakfast is lovely, by the way. We stayed in the Elephant room, which is a very nice and cosy room with a lovely bath...More

Thank 80silkes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Dungbeetle River Lodge in Colchester for 2-nights in mid-Oct while visiting Addo Elephant National Park ($95). It was a somewhat ramshackle place nestled on the banks of Sundays River just across the N2 highway from the park's south entrance. You enter...More

Thank ndser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lodge just offers 5 rooms in total, all of them themed differently. We stayed in the African Room, with artwork from all over Africa - bedpoles from Sambia, lampshades from Zimbabwe, wooden chairs carved by the owner’s father. The receptionist is super friendly, the...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay for visiting Addo. Greeted warmly by Leone to this quirky guest house with African artefacts everywhere. Room was amazing with beautiful views over Sundays River. Lovely for sundowners and early morning tea watching and listening to the bird life. Breakfast was...More

Thank gillferg
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The owners Derek & Etta were most attentive throughout our 14 night stay as were all the Lodge staff. We went on the Lodges game drives into the Addo National Park, what a great experience. We also took an all day small boat cruise up...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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US$85 - US$254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$85 - US$254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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